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Line & Wrinkle Treatments
Anti-wrinkle Treatments are commonly used to treat for areas in the upper part of the face. These treatments are used for both fine lines and also deep wrinkles. The most popular areas to treat are frown lines between the eyes, forehead lines and crow's feet.
Lines and wrinkles can be minimised by using a purified protein produced by Clostridium Botulinum (commonly known as BOTOX®,Dysport,Xeomin,Azzalure).
Piyush Patel is Qualified medical professionals who has attended recognised advanced training courses to allow him to administer botulinum toxin (commonly known as BOTOX®,Dysport,Xeomin,Azzalure). This toxin relaxes muscles. Botulium toxin was originally introduced to the world in the 1980's. Ophthalmologists treated eye muscle disfunctions such as crossed eyes (strabismus). As a side effect Many patients noticed that the botulinum toxin made the wrinkles less pronounced.
Nowadays this type of treatment has revolutionised the cosmetic industry due to its remarkable results combined with very few risks. It has become a very popular Non Surgical treatment.
Most people try and live a healthy life style with a balanced diet and exercise. But age brings to most of us facial lines & wrinkles that leave us with a tired looking face. Smoking, alcohol and exposure to the sun compounds the problem.
With the use of non-surgical wrinkle & line reduction therapy (commonly known as BOTOX®, Dysport,Xeomin,Azzalure) we can improve your facial appearance and we can treat you in short visits and without the need for surgery!
How does Botulinum Toxin work?
Botulinum Toxin impedes nerve impulses to muscles that are responsible for the wrinkle lines. This relaxes these muscles so that they do not contract! This allows the skin to remain smooth and wrinkle free!
What is Botulium Toxin?
Botulinum is a substance that is produced by a bacteria. It is then refined, purified, diluted and used in therapeutic doses.
Are Botulinum Toxin Treatments Safe?
Botulinum Toxin injections have been used safely for over twenty years to treat many neurological and ophthalmological disorders.
Results of Botulinum Treatment
Usually seen within two to three days, with a marked improvement in wrinkle lines. The results will continue to improve for up to a month, and your skin will appear smoother. The results of the treatment last initially for up to four to six months. However with repeated treatments, the effect will last longer.
Some patients experience a slight temporary bruising at the injection site. This will be reduced with use of an ice pack. In rare cases there can be drooping of an eyelid or asymmetry of facial expression. Because the effects of BOTOX® is completely reversible, side effects are temporary.
Is Botulinum Toxin used to treat other Symptoms?
Hyperhidrosis is a condition where the body produces excessive amounts of perspiration. This can cause embarrassment to the sufferer under stressful situations. Common areas for treatment include hands, chest, armpits and feet.
Who should not use Botulinum Toxin?
There are a few groups of patients who are not suitable to have this treatment. We can advise you on this, once your medical questionnaire has been reviewed.